8th October 2014
Tory MP warns anti-terrorist laws could be use to target Christians opposing equal marriage 29
2:01 PM — Tory MP Dominic Raab has warned that plans to bolster the UK's anti-extremism laws could be 'abused' to target Christians opposing same-sex marriage.
Man pleads guilty to kissing woman’s naked bum when she was asleep at a party 7
12:30 PM — A man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman by licking and kissing her bare behind when she was "unconscious" at a party.
Released British gay man Ray Cole describes Moroccan jail as ‘a concentration camp’ 35
9:16 AM — The British man arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts has described the conditions of being in a Moroccan jail as "a concentration camp".
7th October 2014
Moroccan Embassy: Tourists who have ‘unnatural’ gay sex risk jail 148
7:13 PM — The Moroccan Government has defended its tough stance against homosexuality - as gay British man Ray Cole is released from prison pending an appeal.
British gay man released from Moroccan jail pending appeal 9
6:15 PM — A gay British man arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts has been granted conditional release.
Sharing a naked photo of your ex could lead to 14 years in jail 9
5:56 PM — Posting revenge pornography online could lead to a jail term of up to 14 years, the CPS says.
European Parliament President to write to Morocco over arrested gay tourist Ray Cole 6
4:10 PM — The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz has today confirmed that he will write to Morocco over the issues faced by imprisoned gay tourist Ray Cole.
Police Commissioner praises courage of Manchester Village Angel 3
3:54 PM — The bravery of a volunteer who was attacked while helping vulnerable people in Manchester’s Gay Village has been commended by Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd.
Australia: Newspaper faces backlash for describing trans murder victim as ‘she-male’ 13
11:58 AM — A newspaper in Australia has come under heavy criticism for describing the transgender victim of a brutal murder as "she-male".
6th October 2014
US: Pennsylvania hate crime bill advances to full House 1
5:41 PM — A bill which would ban hate crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity, has passed a vote at the Philadelphia House Judiciary committee and will now advance to the full House.
Shrien Dewani tells court he is bisexual in honeymoon murder trial 17
12:21 PM — British millionaire Shrien Dewani today stands trial in South Africa, accused of arranging a plot to kill his wife during their honeymoon, as the court heard that he is bisexual and slept with male prostitutes.
5th October 2014
Labour LGBT envoy Michael Cashman: Morocco ‘must face consequences’ for jailing gay British man 5
2:56 PM — Labour's LGBT rights envoy Michael Cashman has condemned the imprisonment in Morocco of a British man for 'homosexual acts'.
4th October 2014
South Africa: Pro-gay ‘open mosque’ burnt by arsonists 22
7:50 PM — A Cape Town mosque which preached acceptance of gay people has been damaged in an arson attack.
US: Los Angeles transgender woman shot dead 2
7:33 PM — Police have appealed for help after a Los Angeles transgender woman was shot dead.
Exclusive: British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ in Morocco 95
6:23 PM — PinkNews exclusive. A gay British man has been arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts.
3rd October 2014
Cameroon: 7 arrested in anti-gay house raid 3
2:18 PM — Seven people have been arrested on homosexuality-related charges, after police raided a house in Yaoundé.
German Ethics Council: Incest should be legal for consenting siblings 68
2:10 PM — A German advisory board has claimed that incest between consenting siblings should be legal.
2nd October 2014
Man arrested in connection with homophobic leaflet distribution
4:44 PM — An arrest has been made in connection with a series of leaflets distributed across the UK containing homophobic statements including comparing homosexuality to paedophilia.
Victim of alleged gay porn star killer’s personal life discussed in court 7
3:49 PM — The case of a Chinese student allegedly killed by Canadian former porn actor Luka Magnotta has been continuing in court.
Watch: Kenya criticised for branding LGBT rights groups ‘unacceptable’ 1
11:30 AM — Human rights groups have urged Kenya to allow LGBT groups to carry out their work there uninterrupted.